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Travelling from Berlin-Brandenburg Airport, Berlin (BER)

The airport railway station is located in Terminal 1 on level U2. Terminal 2 is located only a few minutes' walk away.

Getting to Berlin City Centre

Airport Express (FEX) and regional trains run several times an hour between the Berlin Central Station and the airport railway station (Flughafen BER - Termin 1-2).

The S9 and S45 communter trains run every 20 minutes to the Berlin City Centre.

Getting to the IMU Secretariat

To get to the IMU Secretariat, you may choose to commute with the S-Bahn (S9 or S45) or the Airport Express (FEX) and regional trains.

Travelling by S-Bahn

Taking S9

Board the S9 commuter train at the airport railway station. Alight at “Alexanderplatz” station and change for the tube U2 direction “Ruhleben”. Alight at the tube station “Hausvogteiplatz”. Walk 200 m to the office.

Taking S45

Alternatively, you can also take the S45 commuter train direction “S+U Tempelhof”. From there, change for the tube U6 direction “U Alt-Tegel”. Alight at the tube station “U Stadtmitte”. Walk 500 m to the office.

Travel time: approx. 1 hour.

Travelling by Airport Express or Regional Trains

Taking FEX

Board the FEX train at the airport railway station. Alight at the Berlin main train station "Hauptbahnhof" and change for the tube U5 direction "U Hönow". Alight at the tube station "U Museuminsel". Walk 900m to the office.

Alternatively, you may also take the regional train RE17 to the main train station and change for the tube U5 as described above.

Travel time: approx. 1 hour

Taking the regional train

Board RE17 at the airport railway station. Alight at the railway station "S Südkreuz". Change for the S-Bahn S45 direction "Flughafen BER Terminal 1+2". Alight at "S+U Tempelhof" and change for the tube U6. Take U6 in the direction of "U Alt-Tegel". Alight at the tube station Stadtmitte. Walk 500m to the office.

Travel time: approx. 1 hour

Taking the Taxi

Taxis can be found close to Terminal 1 and 2 in the north and south taxi ranks located in front of T1 on level E0.
Travel time: approx. 40 minutes.
See further information on taking a taxi in Berlin on visitBerlin/taxisberlin or on the airport page.

Public Transport Tickets

Public transport tickets can be bought at the ticket machines at the railway station or on the platform, but not on the train. Please remember to validate your ticket before traveling.

BER Airport is in tariff zone C. Ticket required to travel from BER Airport to the city center: Single ticket Berlin ABC (valid 2 hours when validated, can be equally used for bus, U-Bahn, S-Bahn, and regional train covering the tariff zone of the ticket, check current fare prices at

See also the official BER page for more information on travelling with the public transport from the BER airport.

Travelling from Terminal 5 of BER (formerly known as Berlin-Schönefeld Airport, SXF)

The commuter trains S9 and S45 also stops at Terminal 5 of the BER airport.

Terminal 5 is currently not in operation. The journey time between Terminal 5 and Terminal 1-2 is eight minutes between the two stations.

Hotels in the area

  • Novum Select Hotel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt
  • Berlin-Mitte
    Charlottenstr. 66, 10117 Berlin
  • Novum Select Hotel Berlin The Wall
  • Berlin-Mitte
    Zimmerstr. 88, 10117 Berlin
  • Courtyard by Marriott Berlin City Center
  • Axel-Springer-Str. 55, 10117 Berlin
  • City-Hotel Am Gendarmenmarkt GmbH
  • Berlin-Mitte
    Leipziger Str. 65, 10117 Berlin
  • Motel One
  • Berlin-Spittelmarkt
    Leipziger Str. 50, 10117 Berlin
  • Best Western Hotel am Spittelmarkt
  • Neue Grünstr. 28, 10179 Berlin
  • Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin
  • Friedrichstr. 151, 10117 Berlin
  • NH Hotel Berlin Mitte
  • Leipziger Str. 106-111, 10117 Berlin

Restaurants in the area

  • Augustiner am Gendarmenmarkt
  • Charlottenstraße 55, 10117 Berlin
  • Löwenbräu am Gendarmenmarkt
  • Leipziger Straße 65
  • Restaurant Maximilians Berlin
  • Friedrichstraße 185-190, 10117 Berlin
  • Quchnia
  • Markgrafenstraße 35, 10117 Berlin,
  • Brasserie Am Gendarmenmarkt
  • Taubenstraße 30, 10117 Berlin
  • Chupenga Burritos & Salads
  • Mohrenstraße 42, 10117 Berlin
  • Erdinger am Gendarmenmarkt
  • Jägerstraße 56, 10117 Berlin,
  • Bistro am Gendarmenmarkt
  • Markgrafenstraße 41, 10117 Berlin
  • Restaurant Refugium - Auf dem Gendarmenmarkt
  • Gendarmenmarkt 5, 10117 Berlin
  • GOODTIME Restaurant
  • Hausvogteipl. 11, 10117 Berlin
  • Lunch Time
  • Jägerstraße 34, 10117 Berlin
  • Ristorante Fontana di Trevi
  • Leipziger Str. 56, 10117 Berlin
  • Rotisserie Weingrün
  • Gertraudenstraße 10, 10178 Berlin
  • Tapas y mas
  • Neue Grünstraße 17, 10179 Berlin
  • Ishin
  • Charlottenstraße 16, 10117 Berlin
  • Entrecôte
  • Schützenstraße 5, 10117 Berlin
  • Otito
  • Leipziger Str. 30, 10117 Berlin
  • MAREDO Steakhouse Berlin Gendarmenmarkt
  • Q205, Quartier 205, Friedrichstraße 68, 10117 Berlin
  • Lutter & Wegner
  • Charlottenstr. 56, 10117 Berlin
  • Charlotte & Fritz
  • Charlottenstraße 49, 10117 Berlin
  • borchardt
  • Französische Straße 47, 10117 Berlin
  • Die Maultasche
  • Charlottenstraße 35, 10117 Berlin
  • Sapa Sushi
  • Charlottenstraße 63 / Kronenstraße 54, 10117 Berlin
  • The Sushi Club
  • Mohrenstraße 42, 10117 Berlin